CAT FULL LENGTH TEST 5

Directions for questions 1 to 5 : Select the word nearly OPPOSITE in meaning to the capitalized word. 1.OVOID angular 2. DESICCATED insincere

of birth

epic

of theatre

dead

wet

4] hard

3. CONSUMMATE ideal beautiful 4. NONCHALANT concerned 5. INNUENDO friendliness

3] flawed

4] uncertain

casual

noisy

4] polished

aversion

hate

direct reference

Directions for questions 6 to 12 : Four statements with blanks are followed by 4 alternatives. Choose the one which fits the set of statements the maximum number of times. 6.i. The sorry plight of the child will _______ him to tears. ii. They have asked me to ______ the piano upstairs. iii.The new management will ______ all the backlog work on to the sales manager. iv. This is an extremely tactical ________ on her part. reduce transfer shift move 7.i. A methodical man plans his work in a ______ manner. ii. He is, I admit, rather _______ on the uptake. iii. The river clogged as it was with rubbish, flowed in a ______ manner down the plains. iv. He is a man _______ to anger; but when roused, he is formidable. deliberate slow sluggish leisurely 8. i. She could not give free _____ to the smile that the joke brought to her lips. ii. The new- fangled excise laws will serve merely to _____ free trade. iii. Parents who impose too much control ________ the natural growth of children. iv. Stepping off the ____, the child walked straight into the oncoming truck. kerb check inhibit rein 9. i. He ______ the offer, although the Board made him the offer twice. ii. After the introduction of mechanized textiles, the local handloom industry _______

iii. The incidence of crime in this suburb has ______ after the new Superintendent of Police assumed office. iv. Again and again, in world history, have nations at the height of their glory ______ mysteriously. declined decelerated reduced fallen 10.i. The members of the squid family ________ from small 6-inch creatures to huge 20-foot deep-sea denizens. ii. The mountains of the Himalayan _______ span India, Pakistan, Nepal and Tibet. iii. He has studied astrology in great _______, and is today one of the most knowledgeable men in India on this subject. iv. At _______, he rose, put out the fire, and went out for a breath of fresh air. depth width range length 11.i. Faced with news that his illness was _______, the man decided to enjoy each day to the fullest possible extent. ii. My mind is made up, and my decision is ________. iii. The current stalemate between France and Britain cannot _______ long in view of the common economic considerations. iv. She stood at the departure _________, a forlorn and lost figure in the hurrying crowds. last terminal final decisive 12. i. The rains were in time, the harvest was bountiful and the children knew no ______. ii. After dinner, he went for a stroll, as was his _________ . iii. I am sure he ________ compromise on his ideals. iv. Waste not, _______ not. wont went want won't Directions for questions 13 to 15 : Each of the sentences below has two blank spaces indicating that something has been left out. Following each sentence four sets of words are given. Choose the set of words that makes the sentence more meaningful. 13. Man has created a mechanical civilization which largely ____ human_____ destroys, ambitions militates, ideals degenerates, ethics ignores, values 14. _________ is necessary to distinction and uniformity in education tends to produce _________ in adult life. Wealth, frailty Honour, variety Diversity, ordinariness Fame, distinction 15. _________ rage is a psychological ______ and should be treated by a psychiatrist Mindless, phenomenon Senseless, eccentricity Uncontrollable, aberration Untold, malady

Directions for questions 16 to 19 : Each of the question below consists of 2 capitalized words which have a certain relationship to each other, followed by four pairs of words. Choose the pair of words which are not related to each other in the same way the words of the capitalized words are related. 16. SHORE : SWIMMER shrine : pilgrim peak : climber traveler 17. LUBRICANT : FRICTION splint : mobility exercise : weight stability 18. FERVOR : ZEALOT anger : critic doubt : skeptic 19. RAILLERY : DERISION blessing : expiation compliment : approbation winnow : adulterate strident : mellifluous Directions for questions 20 to 22 : Following sentences are broken up into four parts (1),(2),(3) and (4). Mark the part which would not be acceptable in standard written English. 20. 21. 22. At the super market All along I will come the journey and see you you can buy goods really cheaply kept complaining

route : driver

destination :

antiseptic : infection

diet :

fear : coward

wisdom : sage

the stupid woman in case

I pass through Delhi.

Directions for questions 23 to 25 : Each of the sentences below has one blank space. Choose the alternative which when inserted in the sentence, best fits in with the meaning of the sentence as a whole. 23. A species does not lose the right to exist _______ because it does not provide eco-system service that is useful to humans. unfairly fairly simply briefly 24. This feature on first aid tells you how to deal with common everyday accidents and how they can ________ by checking potentially dangerous situations. be stopped be healed be dealt be prevented 25.At one point of time I wrote lifeless books and was __________ into purple passages, decorative adjectives and humbug generally. introduced moved declining inspired.

Directions for questions 26 to 30 : Each sentence given below is incomplete and is followed by four choices. Select from among the four choices the one which most logically completes the idea contained in the given sentence. 26. Foods have long been known to affect the body, but it has come as a complete surprise to scientists that certain foods influence the brain. You may soon be eating particular foods to improve memory or to enhance concentration and learning. ______ . The liquid foods rather than solid ones would lend themselves more readily for this purpose. This is one reason to hope that illiteracy and ignorance will soon be things of the past. So, there are reasons to believe that the 21 st century will be the century of enlightenment. Breakfast may be planned to awaken your creative or analytic skills for a high powered day. 27. It is a shame to say it, but apparently mankind thrives on conflict._______. A nation is never so alert and alive as when it is a nation at war. Actually, life originated in conflict. Peace is an interval between two wars. Wars in many subtle ways have contributed to the betterment of human life. 28. Some kids, bully their friends and shun the love showered on them. Eventually, they ______ grow up to be good law- abiding citizens. become disgusted with their way of life and take a turn for the better. grow up to be poets and artists of great merit. grow up to rob, and kill. 29.Under the hot glare of psychology and sociology the heroes’s heroic qualities _____ . have disappeared. shine brightly. have been dissolved into a blur of environmental influences and internal maladjustments. have been enhanced to assume larger than life proportions. 30. Somewhat further in the future lies the auspicious possibility of creating geothermal wells where none naturally exist. This could be accomplished by ________ . harnessing thermal energy from the seas and storing it in these wells in unlimited quantity. building atomic reactors underground which use the earth’s heat for fuel. splitting underground rocks heated naturally by volcanic activity deep in the

earth and then pumping in water to produce steam. altering climatic conditions which would make it possible to have these wells in any part of the world. Directions for questions 31 to 35 : In each of the following sentences, four words or phrases are underlined. You should choose the one word or phrase which would be not appropriate in standard written English. Mark (5) if you think that the sentence has no error. 31. Each of the delegates retired to their rooms to reflect on the matter separately.

32. You have to remove the fish scales before you fry them.

33.The ABC Company has a particularly good retirement plan for their employees.

34.India needs a stronger legislation to curb crimes against women.

35. In many Indian newspapers, the use of hackneyed expressions, cliches and a plethora of quotations are common.

Directions for questions 36 to 42 : Each of the following questions has two sentences A and B. Mark (1), if you think sentence A has an error. Mark (2), if you think sentence B has an error. Mark (3), if you think both sentence A and B have errors. Mark (4), if you think neither sentence has an error. 36.A. The sign on the door said that the office is closed until noon. B. The noise from the flat over us made sleeping difficult.

37.A. Having climbed that mountain, they felt a real sense of achievement. B. I would have liked to have lived in Shakespeare’s time.

38.A. I am not sure whether he is the man we need. B. I have committed more mistakes than him.

39.A. I soon became acquainted with Gobind and Satpal, who I thought were terrorists. B. We students always co-operated with our class teacher, who we respected and who respected us.

40.A. To cope with the tornadoes, each Japanese town sets up their special warning system. B. The children sang all afternoon in the park.

41.A. The boss himself or his secretary answer the phone on Friday. B. Neither the quality nor the prices have changed.

42.A. Mr. Khan consulted an astrologer who he had met in Kashi. B. I resented him criticizing our every move.

Directions for questions 43 to 50: Mark (1), if the sentence has one error. Mark (2), if the sentence has two errors. Mark (3), if the sentence has three errors. Mark (4), if the sentence has no error. 43. If Prachi enrolled in the class at the beginning, she could have secured good grades.

44. Curious attitude of ambivalence towards women has characterized our society from times immemorial.

45.Floods having carried away the bridge, the river is impassable.

46.A speech to the nation was to have been made by the Prime Minister, but it had to be cancelled at the last minute because of a cabinet crises.

47.The generous Mr. Dinkar, donates two-third of his income to charitable causes.

48.I hardly have any chance to make profit in this dogs-eat-dogs business.

49.The furnitures were polished and the house painted in preparation for the party the following week.

50.The house had been broken in, and twenty thousand rupees worth of jewelry had been robbed.

Directions for questions 51 to 55 : Each of the following questions consist of 2 capitalized words which have a certain relationship to each other, followed by four numbered pairs of words. Choose the numbered pair which are related to each other in the SAME WAY as the words of the capitalized pair. 51. FOOT : SHOE paper : weight 52.WAKE : WOKE smite : smitten

legs : trousers

hands : gloves

head : hat

did : done

beat : beat

make : made

53.DEPOSIT : WITHDRAW mend : repair come : arrive 54. SITTER : CHAIR nail : cobbler

lend : borrow

descend : attend

spoon : table

cup : saucer

milk : sugar

55. KILL : MURDER love : hate run : scamper

hinge : bind

blind : seeing

Directions for questions 56 to 58 : Each of the questions below consists of sentences with blank / s. Choose the word /s best fitted from the choices given below. 56. The great East Asian currency meltdown has __________ India and Indians in various and curious ways. effected troubled marooned affected 57.Customer __________ and service ___________ ensure that you always reach your destination on time when you fly by Indian Airlines. satisfaction……levels commitment…………standards profiling……..mindedness preference……….orientation 58.Artistes usually look for established companies that will promote them not as singers, but as a __________. launchpad orchestra idol brand

Directions for questions 59 to 60 : The questions below consist of a group of sentences followed by a suggested sequential arrangement. Select the best sequence. <> 59.a) In the face of all this, a potential predator can hardly be blamed for not realising that the lizard is harmless. b) The frill stands out in a disc upto 2 feet across. c) The lizard adds to its alarming increase in apparent size by opening its mouth to reveal a bright yellow interior, and hisses loudly. d) When alarmed, the Australian frilled lizard which is 3 feet long, raises a frill which normally lies flat along the neck. e) Many animals have found that the next best thing to being fierce is looking fierce. <> decba edbca eabdc cdbae 60 a). A third economist feels that inflation is a psychological process made worse by uncertainty. b) Almost every economist has a different approach to the problem of inflation. c) Another economist might insist that once it has started, inflation is fuelled by wage demands and he might argue for tight control of wages. d) One economist might favour the approach of limiting the money supply by restricting credit. e) So, he might suggest increasing wages and pensions in order to remove the uncertainty. badec bdcae bdcea dbcea.

Each question is followed by 2 statements Mark (1) if statement I alone is sufficient but statement II alone is not sufficient Mark (2) if statement II alone is sufficient but statement I alone is not sufficient Mark (3) if both statements I & II together are sufficient but neither statements alone is sufficient Mark (4) if each statement alone is sufficient Mark (5) if statement I &II together are not sufficient. 61. Is P > Q I. 6p + 6q is positive II. 6p + 6q is positive

62. What is the value of A + B I. A = 50% of B II. 2A + 2B = 40

63. How fast can Roger run ? I. He takes 1 minute to climb up staircase 100 m long II. He takes 20 seconds to climb down the staircase

64. Is point O is the first Quadrant I. O lies within the circles with centre at origin and radius ? II. O lies on the straight line 2x + y = 6

65. Find the rate of simple Interest if I. The principle trebles itself in 9 years II. The principle is Rs 3000

66. X, Y, & Z are participating in a 100 meter race, how much can x give y in the race. I. Y can give Z 10 meters in a 200 meter race II. X completes the race 5 minutes before Z

67. What are the coordinates of the centroid of DABC I. The coordinates of points A and B are ( 2, 3 ) and ( 1, 4) respectively. II. The centroid of triangle divides the medians of the triangle in the ratio 3 : 2

68. A Student must pass in both History and Geography for being promoted. How many of the 30 students in the class were promoted if nobody failed in both the subjects. I. 20 passed in History II. 25 passed in Maths

69. What is the area of a rectangle PQRS. I. The length of the diagonal is 16 II. The perimeter of the rectangle is more than 20

70. Is X’s height greater than 190 cms. I. If x grows 10 cm, his height will be more than 190 cms. II. If he grows 5 cm , his height will be less than 190 cms.

71. Four cities P,Q,R & S form a square A train travels the route P-Q-R-S . The trains speed trebles after each city. What is the train’s average speed for the journey. I. The train travelled at 600 km/h II. The train maintained a constant speed between any 2 cities.

72. What was the price of milk in the 26 th week of 1998 I. During the 1 st week of 1998, the price of milk was Rs 15 II. The price of milk increase at 50 p. during the first five months of 1998.

73. How much profit did the business earn in this year. I. The profit is 15% of the Capital II. The Capital is 15 times the profit.

74. Only one of P, Q & R are zero. Which one is it? I. P( p – q ) = 0 II. P( p + q) = q ( p + r )

75. What is the value of 2A + 3B I. A + 3B = 60 II. A is 2 times B

76. What is the probability that India will win the final world cup ? A. Probabilities of India beating Pakistan is 0.5. B. Probabilities of India reaching the final is 0.4

77. What drips from a tap @ 3 drops in every 2 seconds. The dripped water in collected in a cylindrical Vessel of height 5 cm & diameter 10 cm . How much water was collected in 2 hours. A. Volume of cylindrical vessel = 300 cm 3 B.Volume of one drop = 0.4 cm 3

78. In the number 27432 xy, find the unique values of x & y A. The number is divisible by 9 B. The number is divisible by 8

79. In the expression x2 – 33x + a, find the value of a A. If x = 2. The value of the expression becomes 5 B. The expression has got only 4 unique real factors

80. The perimeter of a rectangular field is 100m. The length of the field is increased by 5 m and its breadth decreased by 2 m. Find the original length of the field. I. Area decrease by 60 m 2 II. Perimeter decreases by 5 m.

81. If the I. Sum of II. All the 1

first term of an A.P is 4, find the sum of first 20 terms. first five terms = 1 / 5 of the sum of next 5 terms terms are (-) ve. 2 3 4 5

82. Rajesh sold a camera for Rs 600 which included a tax of 5% . What is his profit? I. C.P. for Rajesh was Rs 400 II. Packing charges was Rs 10/shirt. 1 2 3 4 5 83. Two cylindrical cans have bases of the same size. Find the ratio of their volumes. I. The diameter of each can is 10 cm. II One of the cans is 5 cm high and the other 10 cm high. 1 2 3 4 5 84. In the LCM of x / y & p/q an integer. I. x = p II. y & q have no common factors 1 2 3 4 5 85. Are all I. All films II. No film 1 Hindi films dubbed ? are dubbed in Hindi is dubbed in any other language 2 3 4 5

86. Does the class have an average above 50% I. 50% of the class have an average above 60% II. Total strength of the class in 250% 1 2 3 4 5

87. What is the % increase in b I. b = a 2 + x – 2 II. % increase in A is 5% 1 2 3 4 5

88. What is the volume of (a – b) 2 - 2 ab / a – b I. a = 2 –b II. ab = 6 1 2 3 4 5

89. What % of a + b does b represent I. I.a = 2b II. II. a + b = 10

1

2

3

4

5

90. Is p > q I. R / p = p + q II. P > r 1 2 3 4 5

91. A sum of money becomes 30 / 14 times itself in 10 years. The rate of S. I. Is 11.4 % 15% 12.3% 14.5% 92. A buys an orange from B for Rs 4 and sells it to c for Rs. 8. He later buys the orange back from c for Rs. 12 and sells it to B for Rs 16. What is his profit over the venture. Rs. 8 Rs. 4 Rs. 24 No profit. 93. A buys Sugar @ Rs. 20 per kg and prices it so as to earn a profit of 20%. However his balance is Faulty and shows 800 gms when it is actually 1000 gms. What is his actual profit margin. 24% 20% 15% 12% 94.2, 10, 28, 54,____ 88, 80, 101,

62

95. The monthly expenses at IIM are partly constant & partly vary directly as the no. of inmates. If the expenses are Rs 4000 when no. of inmates is 240 & Rs 3200 when no. of inmates is 200 . Then no. of imnates when expense is Rs 3760 are 148 135 128 156 96. How much of 200 Rs / kg type tea should be mixed with 12 kg of 100 Rs / kg type tea to make 160 Rs / kg of branded tea ? 18 20 25 32 97. After selling a chain Ram found that he had made a loss of 20% had he sold it for Rs 54 more, he Would have made a profit of 10% his the actual loss was Rs 36 Rs 30 Rs 18 Rs 50 98. What is 1.99 * 2.01 / 0. 001 3.9999 398.99 3989.9

none of these.

99. Complete the series 12, 24, 48, 96, _____ 192 256 26 88 100. 4 , 9, 25, 49, _____ 64 81 100

121

101. A shopkeeper marks his goods to make a profit of 25%. But he allows 5%

discount for cash payment. His profit on a cash transaction is 19.25 21.5 18.75 20 102. If we divide 444 in 3 parts such that 2 times the first is equal to 4 times the second and 9 times the Third then the three parts are in the ratio: 1 /2 :1 /4 :1 /9 2: 4: 9 9:4:2 None of these. 103.The length, breadth and thickness of a rectangular object are in the ratio 1:2:3 and its whole Surface area is 696 sq. cm. What is the length 10 cm 5 cm 15 cm 20 cm 104. A man is 40 years old and has 5 brothers born at equal intervals. The sum of the age of the man and brother is 180. What is the age of the eldest brother if the youngest is 4 years old. 37 years 42 years 68 years 72 years 105. Ashish has x Chocolates, First he gave y chocolates Amit. Then he gave 1 / 4 of what was left to Amrish. How much chocolates did Ashish have in the end. 1 / 2(x – y) x –y 3 / 4 ( x-y) 1 / 4 ( x – y) 106. A ball is dropped gently from a height of 100 Mts. After striking the floor it rebounds 4 / 5 of the Height from which it has fallen and continues this way and stops finally. The total distance travelled by the ball is _________ Mts. 900mts. 1000 Mts. 1200 Mts. 860 Mts. 107. If the probability that A will live 10 years is 5 / 6 and B will live 10 years in 7 / 8 what is the Probability that both will live after 10 years ? 1 / 12 35 / 48 61 / 23 49 / 79 108. What is the probability of obtaining a total of 10 points in a single throw with two dice. 1 / 10 1 / 13 1 / 18 2 / 17 109. Suppose 10 teachers are required in a college. If 4 are M.A’s and 10 doctorates apply for the Professorship, how many selections can be made taking all MA’s 210 222 340 720 110. How many squares can be formed by joining the points of a decagon ? 130 110 120 105 111. In 40 litres of a mixture of milk and water, the ratio of the constituents in the above order is 6:4.To make their ratio 4:6, ________ litres of water must be added to the mixture. 10 20 30 40 112. If the price of sugar rises by 10 per cent, a householder must reduce his consumption of sugar by _________Percent so as not to increase his expenditure.

12 ½

15

9

20.

113. In a college, there are 200 students in class XI, 250 in class X and 350 in class IX. The enrolment percentage of class XI is ____________ per cent of the total of all three classes. 20 22 ½ 25 30. 114. 12, 18, 30 litres are to be drawn from three vessels respectively. What is the exact capacity of measure which will do it most quickly ? 6 lit 7 lit 8 lit 11 lit. 115. Hari singh sold 1/4 of his estate, gave 2/3 of the remainder to his son and 1/3 of the balance to his daughter. His daughter’s share values Rs. 7,000. The value of the whole estate is….. Rs. 84,000 Rs. 25,000 Rs.75,000 Rs. 1,50,000. 116. A man after allowing a trade discount of 20% from the marked price, makes a profit of 10%. His marked price will be 27% above cost price 7% above cost price. 30% above cost price. None of these. 117. 1,250 mangoes were distributed among a group of children. Each child got twice as many mangoes as the number of boys in the group. The number of children in the group was… 25 45 50 625 118. A vendor sells 20 apples for a Rupee gaining there – by 50%. How many oranges did he buy for a Rupee ? 30 12 14 16 119. If no income-tax is charged on the first Rs. 3,000 of the income, how much does a man pay as income-tax at 3 P in the rupee, if his total income is Rs. 5,000 ? Rs. 60 Rs.90 Rs.9 None of these. 120. A wholesaler allows a discount of 10% on cash payment. The value of the article for which the customer paid Rs. 180 isRs. 212 Rs. 188 Rs.200 none of these. 121.A worker earns twice as much in May as in each of the other months. What part of the entire year’s earnings does she earn in May ? 2/13 2/11 1/6 4/13 122. During one year the population o f a town increased by 20% and during the next year it diminished by 20%. Then the population now is – Same as in the beginning Greater than that in the beginning. Less than that in the beginning. None of the above. 123. A garrison of 600 men had provisions for 20 days. However, reinforcement

of 800 men arrived. The food will now last for…. 18 days 15 days 17 ½ days 16 days. 124. A is 5 km. ahead of B. The speeds of A & B are 2 and 3 km/hr respectively. B will over take A in…….. 5 hr. 1 hr 20 min. 4 hr. 48 min. 125. Nitin drives his car to his office at aspeed of 50 km/h. And returns along the same route at a speed of 70 km/h. His average speed for the entire round trip is ______km/h. 58.3 68.6 54 None of above. 126. Walking 4/5 of his usual speed, a man is 15 minutes late. His usual time to cover that distance is _______ . 43 min 1hour 2hours 120 min. 127. A man loses 1 /4 of his money then wins Rs 20 loses 1/ 2 of what he has & wins Rs 30. He Finds that he has exactly what he had at the beginning. What was the amount he originally had. Rs 64 Rs 68 Rs 70 Rs 85 128. Complete the given series 16, 54, 128, 250, __________ 432 256 625 450 129. Series 1, 4, 27, 256, ________ 225 3125 625 400 130. 0 , 4 , 48 , 180, _________ 448 658 450 498 131. The length and breadth of a rectangle are increased in the ratio of 5 : 6 and 2 : 3 . What is the Ratio of the old area to the new one 5 :9 2 :3 4 :7 7 :4 132. Three containers have same volume . The ratios of milk & water in the 3 containers is 2 : 3. 5 : 6, & 7 : 4 respectively. If the milk of all the three jars is mixed , the find the ratio of milk and water in the mixture 81 : 82 7 : 11 82 : 83 4: 7 133. A person can save only 8% of his income . Five years hence his income is increased by 20% and he still saves the same amount find the increase % in his expenditure. 18.62 20.66% 22% 21.74 134. The population of a town increased by 4% but it would have been 3600 more if there had been a increase of 2%. Find the original population. 60, 000 45, 000 54,000 55, 000 135.The tax on a commodity is diminished by 5% and its consumption increased

by 15% . Find the Increase percent in the revenue derive from it. 8.75% 10% 9.25% 8% 136.The average weight of 5 people in a ship is increased by 1 kg , when one of the crew, who weight 50 kg is replaced by a new man. What is the weight of the new man? 55 kg 60 kg 75 kg 50 kg 137. In a race, x beats y by 40 meters, or 14 seconds. Find X's time over the course. 336 sec 350 sec 300 sec 420 sec. 138. X sells 6 horses and buys 9 Cows, thus in creasing his cash by Rs 90. He then at the same prices buys 9 horses and sells 15 Cows, thus decreasing his cash by Rs 91. Find the price of each Cow.Assume he had nil balance at the start. Rs 123 Rs 150 Rs 175 Rs 200 139. If X gives Y Rs 8 , Y will have twice as much as, X, if Y gives X Rs 30, X will have 10 times as much as y. How much does each have? RS 30 & RS 36 Rs 40 & 45 RS 35 & RS 50 None of these 140. A gardener planted 104329 trees in a square. Find the number of rows 321 323 327 233 Directions for questions 141 to 144 Refer to the data given below and answer the questions % Increase in share prices( Aug 16-Sept 6 1990)

141.What was L&T's share price on Aug 16, if its share price on Sept 6 was Rs 150? Rs105.6 Rs108.5 Rs110 Rs125 142. If I had bought Bombay Dyeing at Rs 400 on Aug 16th, what is its price on Sept 6? Rs688 Rs725 Rs250 None of these 143. What will be the share price of Godrej on Oct 6th be, if it falls by 15% from Sept 6 till Oct 6? Rs 250 Rs 263 Rs725 Cannot be determined 144. Which company shows the maximum rise? Godrej L & T Orient Cement Bombay Dyeing Directions: For questions 145 to 150 refer to the data given below

Directions: For questions 145 to 150 refer to the data given below Number of license holders in the different sectors

145. What is the difference in the total number of licenses issued to all the mentioned industries between 1983-1984 25 50 75 None of these 146.Which of the industries has the lowest increase in the number of licenses issued Power Pharma Oil & gas FMCG 147. In which year did the Power sector record the highest growth in license holders 1982 1983 1984 1985 148. The year in which the FMCG industry recorded no growth was 1982 1983 1984 1985 149. The average cost of setting up a new power unit is Rs.10lacs while maintaing an existing one cost Rs1 lac, what was the average expenditure of a power unit in in the year 1983 350 lacs 2.8 lacs 225 lacs 65 lacs 150. In 1985, the government came up with a scheme in the Pharma sector, to apply for a license, which would be issued only after a year, the stamp duty would amount to Rs2000 and the NOC cost was Rs1000. How much did the government earn on account of this in 1985? 1 lac 3 lacs 4 lacs cannot be determined Passage –1 Ian Fleming’s evil globe-fish – also known as puffer, blowfish, swellfish, or in Japanese, fugu – is one of the most mysterious creatures of the sea. It is perhaps the world’s most deadly fish, yet in Japan the honorable fugu is the epitome of gourmet dining. About 100 species of puffers in several closely related families can be found throughout the world. Their most obvious characteristic is their ability to balloon out from a reasonable fish shape into a sphere two or three times large. When frightened, excited, or annoyed, they gulp water, or even air, into a sac on the belly. It swells inside their tough, elastic skin, like an inner tube inside a tire, so as to discourage predators or intimidate rivals. When the fish feels safe, it squirts out the water or releases the air, deflating to its normal shape. In Japan, eating fugu has been the gastronomic version of Russian roulette for centuries. Sometimes a diner stills losses the gamble. His chopsticks clatter to the table from nerveless fingers; he pales; his breathing labours. It is often the subject of traditional senryu verse. Last night he and I ate fugu; Today, I help carry his coffin

"It’s a terrible death," a Japanese restaurant owner told me. "Even though you can think very clearly, your arms and legs become numb. It becomes impossible to sit up. You can think but cannot speak, cannot move, and soon cannot breathe." Why the Japanese, who venerate hygiene, should make a ritual of eating deadly poisonous fish, is difficult for foreigners to comprehend. fugu ovaries, intestine, and liver can be so deadly that if even a tiny touch of them is left in the flesh, the gourmet dies, often within minutes. About 60 percent of puffer poisonings prove fatal. When eating fugu, the diner puts his life in the hands of the chef. Before practicing their risky art, all fugu cooks must be licensed and must take intensive courses, extensive apprenticeship, and written exams. To eat fugu liver is the height of exotica. It is one of the most poisonous parts of the fish, and techniques for detoxifying it are not dependable. Chefs are prohibited from serving fugu liver, but they sometimes relent under the impassioned pleas of gourmets. Mitsugoro Bando had four servings and paid the ultimate price. Despite the danger, demand for puffers is increasing so fast that the Japanese fishing grounds are being depleted. Today the Japanese are successfully culturing the fish. Every year from October through March, millions of diners bet their lives on not getting fatally poisoned. Thanks to strict regulation of restaurants and wholesalers, the number that loses decreases each year. But this droll and perposterous fish with the goggling eyes, swollen belly, and floppy fins remains the world’s most deadly feast. The enigma of the fugu is summed up in the traditional verse: Those who eat fugu soap are stupid But whose who don’t eat fugu soup are also stupid. 151. A fugu eater is likely to lose his life Almost always sometimes often

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152. All the following are the symptoms of fugu poisoning except, not being able to speak think move breathe. 153. Of the least poisonous parts of fugu is/are its ovaries intestines heart liver. 154. Of those affected by fugu poisoning, the survival rate is about. 50% 60% 30% 40% 155. The height of fugu season is during the summer rainy season spring winter

156. What the traditional verse really implies is wise people eat fugu soup wise people don’t eat fugu soup. [1] and [2] none of the above. Passage – 2 A majority of scientists now agree that the "ozone hole" developed over the Antarctica due to the greatly increased use of Chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs). Though they were regarded as chemically inert materials, under conditions in the atmosphere with intense solar radiation CFCs have reacted with ozone. As the chlorine oxide amounts increased,, the ozone amount in the stratosphere (which protect the earth from the sun’s ultraviolet radiation) fell. A wide range of effects through "ozone hole" was expected: skin cancers, damage to crops and animals and changes in the worlds weather patterns. Some international agreements including the Earth Summit (1992) contain provisions to reduce the release of CFSs and other harmful chemicals drastically by 2000 AD. The limit set by the European Union include complete phasing out by 1994 of Halons, the range of compounds containing Bromine used in fire extinguishers, as these are considered very harmful to atmospheric ozone. The heightened awareness in recent years keep earth’s environment free of pollutants has produced one salutary effect in the form of two innovations: (1) the first CFC-free refrigerator made by a German firm DKK in 1992, using propane and butane as the coolant and pentane for the insulating foam (2)New engine fitted to jet aircraft to generate less oxides of nitrogen (NOX) which are damaging to ozone. 157. the European Union envisaged the total ban on CFC’s by 2000 AD. The complete phasing out of Halons. Increasing "Eco-system" awareness among the peoples in the European Union <1i> all of the above. 158. All the following are damaging to Ozone except <> Oxides of Nitrogen (NOX) Chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) Bromine Citric acid. 159. The development of the "ozone hole’ over Antarctica was mainly due to <> increase in the level of Chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) in the atmosphere. Increase in the use of Oxides of Nitrogen. Damage caused by humans (viz) construction, waste and fuel spillage. Indiscriminate felling of trees 160. The harmful effects of ultraviolet radiation through the "ozone hole" are <> storms and cyclones on the earth skin cancers. damage to crops and animals

[2] and [3] only. Directions 161 to 164: In each of the following questions two or more statements are given under X and Y respectively. These statements are followed by one inference each. Find out, on the basis of the statements, (1), if the conclusion in respect of 'X' only is correct. (2) if the conclusion in respect of 'Y' only is correct. (3) If the conclusions in respect of 'X' as well as 'Y' are correct. (4) if both conclusions in respect of 'X' and 'Y' are incorrect. 161. X. All pilots are men. No woman is pilot. Therefore no woman is pilot. Y. Some pilots are men. Some women are pilots. Therefore some women are men. 1 2 3 4 162. X. No morning is night. No morning is noon. Therefore no noon is night. Y. No night is morning. No noon is morning. Therefore no noon is night. 1 2 3 4 163. X. Some novels are friends. All novels are pens.Therefore some pens are friends. Y. All pens are novels. Some friends are novels. Therefore some friends are pens. 1 2 3 4 164. X. All gold glitters. All diamonds glitter. Therefore all gold is diamond. Y. All gold glitters. All diamonds glitter. Therefore all that glitters is gold or diamond. 1 2 3 4 Directions165 to 169: Pick out from the answer-choices the premiss which will complete the argument. 165. Friendship is beneficial because friends share sorrows. Only those who share sorrows are beneficial. All who share sorrows are beneficial. Some who share sorrows are beneficial. Some who do not share sorrows are beneficial. 166. People laugh because they are happy. All who laugh are happy. All the happy laugh. Only the happy laugh. None of these. 167.Tea is harmful because all stimulants are harmful. Tea is a stimulant. Only Tea is a stimulant.

Some stimulants are harmful. Some harmful drinks are stimulants. 168.Politicians are corrupt because they are selfish. Only selfish are corrupt. All selfish are corrupt. Some selfish are corrupt. Some corrupt are selfish. 169. China is manufacturing a nuclear bomb, so China is not peace loving All countries which manufacture nuclear weapons are not peace loving. No peace loving country manufactures nuclear weapons. Some peace loving countries do not manufacture nuclear weapons. All peace loving countries manufacture nuclear weapons. Directions for questions 170 to 176: In the following questions one statement is followed by two possible implications. Study the and mark one of the following answer choices: (a), Statement 1 is implied. (b), Statement 2 is implied. (c), Both the statements are implied. (d), Both the statements are not implied. 170. The import bill is mounting day by day. 1. Goods are being imported. 2.Mounting bills are dangerous. (a) (b) (c) (d) 171.Those who neglect tomorrow repeat the mistakes of yesterday. 1. By not thinking about future we forget the past. 2. Our past is replete with mistakes. (a) (b) (c) (d) 172.He that runs fast will not run long. 1. Running exhausts a person. 2. Running fast is not good. (a) (b) (c) (d) 173. It is never too late to mend. 1. Mending is necessary. 2. Man can mend himself at any time in life. (a) (b) (c) (d) 174. Science has come to stay in this country. 1. In earlier years the position of science was quite shaky. 2. The country has adopted science. (a) (b) (c) (d)

175.Wood is the most valuable building material because it is durable and strong. 1. In addition to wood there are other building materials. 2. Wood is durable. (a) (b) (c) (d) 176. Dental infection is still the most common human disease. 1. Dental infection is a disease. 2. Dental infection is an old disease. (a) (b) (c) (d) Directions 177 to 185 : Each question contains six statements followed by four sets of combinations of three. Choose the set in which the statements are logically related. 177.1. All M is P 2. No S is M 3. No S is P 4.Some S is not P 5.No P is M 6. Some M is S 564 123 231

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178. 1. All writers are intelligent. 2. No intelligent people are publishers. 3. Some writers are publishers. 4. Some publishers are intelligent. 5. No writer is a publisher. 6. No publisher is a writer. 123 126 256 341 179.1.Some college students are artists. 2. Some artists are singers. 3. All singers are artists. 4. Some singers are college students. 5. All college students are singers. 6. Some artists are not singers. 143 351 341 461 180 1. Some MBAs are managers. 2. Some managers are singers. 3. All managers are MBAs 4. Some singers are not MBAs. 5. No MBA is a singer. 6. Some managers are not singers. 124 356 325 516 181. 1. Some judges are lawyers. 2. All judges are liars. 3. Some lawyers are liars.

4. All judges are lawyers. 5. Some liars are lawyers. 6. All lawyers are liars. 132 642 234 452 182. 1. All fair persons are kind. 2. Some tall persons are not kind. 3. All tall persons are kind. 4. Some kind persons are not fair. 5. No tall persons is fair. 6. Some tall persons are not fair. 126 234 243 456 183.1.All Maharashtrians are Vegetarians. 2. Some Vegetarians are Maharashtrians. 3. All Vegetarians have long life. 4. No Maharashtrian has long life. 5. All Maharashtrian have long life. 6. Some people who have long life are not Vegetarian. 235 315 351 264 184.1.Some great thinkers think logically. 2. All great thinkers are intelligent. 3. Some people who think logically are not great thinkers. 4. Some intelligent people think logically. 5. All intelligent people are great thinkers . 6. Some intelligent people are great thinkers. 461 124 346 543 185.1. No plant found in the Garden is useless. 2. Rose is a useful plant. 3. All rose plants are found in the Garden. 4. No useless plants are rose plants 5. All useful plants are found in the Garden.. 6. Some rose plants are found in the Garden. 352 314 142 154

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61. -5p + 5q > 0 q > p so statement 1 alone is sufficient Statement II: Statement Q alone is not sufficient Hence [ 1 ] 62. Both the statements alone are not sufficient but together values of A & B can be obtained Hence [ 3 ] 63. Neither of the statements alone is sufficient but combining both the question we can answer the question Hence [ 3 ] 64. Statement I alone is not sufficient Statement II alone is also not sufficient Both the statements together state the at p can be in the first or the second Quadrant. Hence [ 5 ] 65. With both the statements we cannot determine the rate of interest. Hence [ 5 ] 66. Neither of the two statements alone are sufficient . Even if combine the two statement we cannot arrive at a relation between X, Y, & Z Hence [ 5 ] 67. From statement 1- we can use the slope points form of the equation of a line and obtain two positions for point c. Hence one alone is not sufficient from statement II à The data iln statement is not redundant. The data is not sufficient Hence [5 ] 68. Statement I & II by them selves are not sufficient but combining both we go the number who Failed in History & Geography. Hence [ 3 ] 69. The Data is insufficient. It is not possible to determine the area of the rectangle Hence [5 ] 70. Let x’s height be n From statement I à n > 180 which is not sufficient From statement II à n < 180 which is sufficient. Hence [ 2 ] 71. From statement I. We can calculate the speeds over the distance P-Q, Q-R, R-S & S-P. As the Distances are equal we can use Harmonic mean to calculate the average speed

of the gain over the entire journey. Statement I alone is sufficient . Hence [ 1 ] 72. Neither of the two statements alone is sufficient. From both the statements the 26 th week does not come in the first four months of the year . Therefore both the statements are insufficient . Hence [5] 73. Statement I alone is not sufficient Statement I and II are similar Hence [ 5 ] 74. Both the statements are insufficient Hence [ 5 ] 75. Both the statements alone are not sufficient. But combining both we can get the values of A & B. Hence [ 3 ] 76. Probabities of other terms reaching the final is not given Hence [ 4 ] 77. From statement A, we don’t get enough information cannot be obtained. But from B, we can Find the total volume. Hence [ 2 ] 78. 27432 is divisible by both 8 & 9. Hence from A & B , it should be a multiple of 8 & 9. Hence 7 & 2. Hence [ 3 ] 79. From (1) 4 – 66 + a = 5 \ a can be found But (2) does not yield any result . Hence [ 1 ] 80. From statement (1) we can get the original length. Hence [ 1 ] 81. Statement [1] alone is sufficient Hence [ 1 ] 82. From both statements , we can find the profit Hence [ 3 ] 83. Volume of can I + II = r 1 2 h 1 / r 2 2 h 2 Given r 1 = r 2 From statement (II) we find ratio of volume Hence ( 2 ) 84. L.C.M. = L.C.M of x & p / G.C.F of y & q = Integers of G.C.F of y & q = 1

Hence [ 2 ] (Since y & q should not have common factors) 85. Both statements are irrelevant Hence [ 4 ] 86. Statement (I) alone is sufficient Hence (1) 87. Both are not sufficient since value of a is not given Hence [ 4 ] 88. From both statements we can find the solution. Hence [ 3 ] 89. Statement (1) alone is sufficient Hence [ 1 ] 90. Both are not sufficient Hence [ 4 ] 91. X + X * R * 10 / 100 = 30X / 14 X + 10RX / 100 = 30X / 14 100X + 10RX / 100 = 30X / 14 X (100 + 10R) / 100= 30X / 14 100 + 10R / 100= 30 / 14 1400 + 140R= 3000 140 = 1600 R= 1600 / 140= 11.4% Hence [ 1 ] 92. There are 2 different transactions In 1 st transaction profit = Rs. 4 In 2 nd transaction profit = Rs. 4 Total profit = Rs. 8 Hence [ 1 ] 93. A prices Sugar at Rs. 24 per kg. He sells 1000 gm for sale price of 800gm. = 24 * 4 /5 = 96 / 5 = 19.2 Actual profit margin = 4.8 * 100 / 20 = 24.0% Hence [ 1 ] 94. the series is as follows, 2, 2*4+2, 4*6+4, 6*8+6, 8*10+8 Hence[1] 95. Let x = variable Y = fixed expense 240x + y = 4000 200x + y = 3200 40x = 800 x = 800 / 40 = 20

y = 800 Let x = no. of inmates 20x + 800 = 3760 20x = 2960 x = 2960 / 20 = 148 Hence [ 1 ] 96. Let amount be X kg 200x + 100 * 12 / x + 12 = 160 200x + 1200 = 160x + 1920 40x = 720 x = 72 / 4 = 18 Hence [ 1 ] 97. 30% of C.P. of chain = 54 Rs. 20% of C.P. = Rs 54 * 20 / 30 = Rs 36 Hence [ 1 ] 98.1.99 * 2.01 = ( 2 – 0.01) ( 2 + 0.01 ) = 4 – 0.001 = 3.9999 Ans. 3999.9 Hence [ 4 ] 99.( 96 * 2 ) Hence [ 1 ] 100. Series is square of prime nos. Hence 11 2 = 121 Hence [ 4 ] 101. Let the C.P. of the goods be 100 He marks them at 125 Cash discount = 5% of 125 = 6.25 = 125 – 6.25 = 118.75 - 100 = 18.75 Hence [ 3 ] 102. 2I : 4II : 9III So I : II : III = 1 / 2 : 1 /4 : 1 / 9 Hence [ 2 ] 103. Length : Breadth : Thickness 1 :2 :3 Let length = x, Breadth = 2x and thickness = 3x Whole surface area = 2 [ ( 2 * 2x) + ( 2x * 3x) + ( 3x * x)] 2[2x 2 + 6x 2 + 3x 2 ] = 4x 2 + 12x 2 + 6x 2 22x 2 = 550 = x2 = 550 / 22 = 25 x = 5 Length x = 5 cm Hence [ 2 ]

104. Father’s age = 40 age of sons = 180 – 40 = 140 Age of the youngest = 4 age of the fourth = 4 + x age of third = 4 + 2x age of second = 4 + 3x age of first = 4 + 4x \ 4 + 4+x + 4+2x + 4+ 3x + 4+ 4x = 180 20 + 10x = 180 10x = 160 x = 16 Eldest = 4 + 4 * 16 = 64 + 4 = 68 Years Hence [ 3 ] 105. Ashish had x marbles After he gave y marbles to Amit he had x – y Out of x – y he gave 1 / 4 to Amrish he has 3 / 4 ( x – y ) left with him Hence [ 3 ] 106. Total distance = 100 + 2 (100) ( 4 / 5) + 2 [ 100 * (4 / 5) 2 + ----2] = 100 + 200 [ 4 / 5 + ( 4 / 5 )2 + ( 4 / 5 )3 -----2] = 100 + 200 * (4 / 5) / ( 1 / 5) = 100 + 800 = 900 mts. Hence [ 1] 107. The probability that both will live after 10 years is 5 / 6 * 7 / 8 = 35 / 48 Hence [ 2 ] 108. Dice I Dice II 4 6 6 4 probabilities = 2 / 36 = 1 / 18 Hence [ 3 ] 109. All the 4 MA’s have to be selected 6 choices are left Hence 10 c 6 = 210 Hence [ 1 ] 110. A square is formed by 4 points on the same plane = 10 c 4 = 10 * 9 * 8 * 7 / 4 * 3 * 2 = 105 Hence [ 4 ] 111. In 40 liters milk and water = 6x : 4x * 40 / 10 = 24 lts of milk and 16 lts of water so if milk = 4y = 24 lts water = 6y = 36 lts. additional liters of water = 36 – 16 = 20 lts.

Hence [ 2 ] 112. Price x quantity = Expense 1. P P * Q 1 = P * Q Q 1 = Q / 1.1 Decrease = Q - Q / 1.1 = .1 Q / 1.1 = 1Q / 11 = 9.1 % Hence [ 3 ] 113. Total students = 200 + 250 + 350 = 800 Therefore enrolment % of class 11 = 200 * 100/ 800 = 25 % Hence [ 3 ] 114. H.C.F. of 12, 18 and 30 = H.C.F. of 12 = 2 2 * 3 18 = 3 2 * 2 30 = 2 * 3 * 5 = 2 * 3 = 6 lts. Hence [ 1 ] 115. Let Hari's Estate value = x He sold = 1 / 4 x His son’s share = 2 / 3 * 3x / 4 = ½ x Balance = x – 1x / 4 – 1x / 2 = 1x / 4 He gave his daughter 1x / 4 * 1 / 3 = 1x / 12 His daughters estate value = 7000 1x / 12 = 7000 x = 7000 * 12 / 1 Rs. = 84000 Hence [ 1 ] 116. Let MP = x SP = 0.8x SP - CP = 110 / 100 cp 0.8x = 110 / 100 cp x = 110 /100 * 0.8 = 110 / 80 = 11 / 8 = 1.3 of cp = 30 % Hence [ 3 ] 117. Let NO. of children = X Each child gets 2x mangoes 2x2 = 1250 x 2 = 625 x = 25 Hence [1 ] 118. SP - CP = Profit profit % = SP - CP / CP * 100 50 = SP - CP / CP * 100 CP = SP - CP / 50 * 100 CP = 2 SP - 2 CP

3 CP = 2 * Re.1 3 CP = 2 CP = 2 /3 CP of 20 apple = RS. 2 / 3 = Re 1 20 * 3 / 2 = 30 Apples Hence [1] 119. 0.03 * 2000 = RS 60 Hence [ 1 ] 120. 90 % = 180 100 % = 180 * 100 / 90 = Rs 200 Hence [ 3 ] 121. Let x be the monthly earning yearly earning = 13x Earning in May = 2x Required fraction = 2x / 13x = 2 / 13 Hence [ 1 ] 122. Let the population in the beginning be 100 After increase population = 120 After decrease population = 120 * 20 / 100 = 24 After decrease population = 120 - 24 = 96 Hence [ 3 ] 123. 600 Men --> 20 day 1 man --> 20 * 600 days 800 men-->20 * 600 / 800 = 15 days Hence [ 2 ] 124. Let t be the time taken Distance covered by both in time t will be A = 2t & B = 3t 3t = 2t + 5 t = 5 hours Hence [ 1 ] 125. Average speed = 2 * 50 * 70 / 50 + 70 = 7000 / 120 = 350 / 6 = 58.3 Km / hr. Hence [ 1 ] 126.If T = time taken S speed & D = distance D = T * S = T + 15 * 4 / 5 S T = 4 / 5 ( T + 15 ) ST = 4T + 60 \ T = 60 Min. Hence [ 1 ] 127. Let him have Rs X originally He losses 1 / 4 x initially

Then wins Rs 20 = 3x / 4 + 20 He loses 1 /2 of what he has = 1 / 2 * ( 3x / 4 + 20 ) Then wins Rs 30 = 1 / 2 ( 3 x / 4 + 20) + 30 = x 3 x / 8 + 40 = x 3x + 320 = 8x 5x = 320 x = 64 128. The series is 2 3 * 2 , 3 3 * 2, 4 3 * 2 & so on. = 432 Hence [1] 129. The Series is 1 1, 2 2 , 3 3 , 4 4 , 5 5 Hence [ 2 ] 130. 0, 2 2, 4 2 * 3, 6 2 * 5. 8 2 * 7 Hence [ 1 ] 131.Let lengths be 5x & 6x Let breadths be 2y & 3y Old area = 5x * 2y = 10 xy New area = 6x * 3y = 18 xy Ratio = 10 xy / 18 xy = 5 / 9 = 5 :9 Hence [ 1 ] 132. Let volume of each jar be x Jar 1 Jar. 2 Jar 3 Mixture Milk 2x / 5 5x / 11 7x / 11 82x / 55 Water 3x / 5 6x / 11 4x / 11 83 / 55 Ratio of milk and water = 82 : 83 Hence [ 3 ] 133.Let Income be x Savings = 8 / 100x expenses = 23 / 25x Let Income be 120 x / 100 Savings = 2x / 25 Expenses = 30 / 25 - 2 / 5 = 28 x / 25 Increase in Exp = 5x / 25 % Increase = (5 / 23 ) 25x / 25x * 100 = 5 / 25 * 25 * 100 / 23 = 21.74% Hence [ 4 ] 134. Let original population = x 6% of x = 3600 x = 3600 * 100 / 6 = 60, 000 Hence [ 1 ] 135. Let original tax be Rs. X

And original consumption be y The revenue = Rs. Xy New tax = ( 95 / 100) x = Rs 9.5 x / 10 New consumption = 115 y / 100 = 11.5y / 10 New revenue = 109.25 xy / 100 - xy = 9.25 xy / 100 % increase = 9.25 xy * 100 / 100 * xy = 9.25% Hence [ 3 ] 136. The average weight of 5 people 1 kg Total wt increased by 5 * 1 = 5 kg. Weight of new man = 50 + 5 = 55 kg Hence [1] 137. Here Y runs 40 meters in 14 seconds. Y runs 1000 m in 1000 * 14 / 80 = 350 Seconds. x ‘s time over the course = ( 350 - 14) = 336 Seconds Hence [ 1 ] 138. Horse @ Rs x Sells 6x - 9y = 90 à * 9 Cow @ Rs y buys - 9x + 15y = -91 à * 6 54x - 81y = 810 -54x + 90y = 546 11y = 1356 Y = 123.27 Hence [ 1 ] 139. 2 ( x – 8 ) = y + 8 X + 30 = 10 ( y – 30 ) 2x - 16 = y + 8 2x - y = 24 à (1) x + 30 = 10y - 300 x - 10y = - 330 à (2) 2x - y = 24 2x - 20y = -660 19y = 684 \ y = 36 2x - 36 = 24 2x = 60 x = 30 Hence[1] 140. In a square number of rows=number of columns x2=104329 therefore number of rows=323 Hence[2] Refer to the table below Company Rise

Godrej Bombay Dyeing L&T Madras Cement Orient Cement 141. 150/142*100=105.6 Hence[1] 142. 400*172/100=688 Hence[1]

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143. This cannot be determined since the price on Aug 16 is not known. 144.[1] Refer to the table for questions 145 to 150 1982 100 150 125 175 1983 125 175 175 200 1984 175 200 200 200 1985 200 225 200 225

Power Pharma Oil & Gas FMCG

145. license issues in the different sectors in 1983 are 125 license issues in the different sectors in 1984 are 100 the difference is 25 Hence[1] 146.The industry with lowest increase is FMCG Hence[4] 147. The power sector recorded the highes % growth in the year 1984 Hence[3] 148. The year in which the FMCG industry recorded no growth in 1984 Hemce[3] 149. The average expenditure of power units in the year 1983 was 2.8 lacs Hence[2] 150. As the licences will be issued after one year i.e.1986 the data is insufficient to determine the government's earings out of the issues. Hence[4] 151. Para 3 states that eating puffer fish is a gamble where sometimes the diner may lose his life. Hence, the answer is [2]. 152. Not being able to speak, move and breathe are symptoms of fugu poisoning. Not being able to think is not a symptom of fugu poisoning because para 3 states that one can think but cannot speak, etc. Hence, the answer is [2].

153. Ovaries, intestines, and liver are stated as being the most poisonous parts of a fugu. Hence, by a simple process of elimination, option [3] is the logical choice. 154. It is stated in para 4 that about 60 per cent who eat the puffer are poisoned to death. Therefore the rate of people who survive puffer poisoning is 40%. Hence, the answer is [4]. 155. The last para states that millions of diners gamble their lives by eating puffer fish from October to March. In the Northern Hemisphere, where Japan is situated, it is winter during this period. Hence, the answer is [4]. 156. What the traditional verse actually implies is that the choice between eating or not eating fugu is like choosing between the devil and the deep sea. You lose out on the gourmet experience if you don’t eat it and if you eat it you may lose out on your life. None of the 3 statements explain the correct meaning of the quotation. Hence, the answer is [4]. 157. Refer to line 10 of the passage. Hence the answer is [2]. 158. Except for citric acid which is an absolutely harmless acid and not mentioned in the passage at all, the harmful effects of all the other chemicals are laid out clearly in the passage. Hence, the answer is [4]. 159. The very first sentence of the passage states that the ‘ozone hole’ over the continent of Antarctica was caused due to the increase in the use of chlorofluorocarbon in the atmosphere. Hence, the answer is [1]. 160. The author enumerates the harmful effects of the ozone layer as cusing skin cancers in human being and damage to crops and animals. Its destructive effect on climactic conditions is not mentioned to all, for changes in weather conditions do not automatically imply storms and cyclones. Hence the answer is [4]. 161. [d] 166.[b] 171.[d] 176.[c] 181.[b] 162.[d] 167.[a] 172.[d] 177.[a] 182.[a] 163.[a] 168.[b] 173.[b] 178.[b] 183.[b] 164.[d] 169.[b] 174.[d] 179.[c] 184.[b] 165.[b] 170.[a] 175.[c] 180.[d] 185.[b]

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